All Upcoming Library Events

Teen Lock In

Teen Lock In, Crime Theme, TAB, Scarborough Public Library

Middle School students in Grades 6 through 8: Take over the Library for a fun night of “crime-themed” activities. Doors will open at 6:00 pm, then we’ll “lock in” everyone at 6:30 pm for two hours of games and special activities! Pick up is at 8:30 pm. Sleuth through the stacks. Plan an epic escape from jail. Activities will also include Wii, karaoke, crafts, snacks...and more! Must Pre-Register by 5:00 pm October 25.


Friday, October 27, 2017 - 6:00pm

Jeffrey Ryan, Author of Appalachian Odyssey

Jeffrey Ryan, Appalachian Odyssey, Author Event

Maine based author and photographer, Jeffrey Ryan, will join us for a travelogue and discussion of his acclaimed book, Appalachian Odyssey: A 28-Year Hike on America’s Trail. In 1985, Jeff began “section hiking” the Appalachian Trail with a childhood friend, taking 28 years to complete the journey. Inspired by his trail journals, Appalachian Odyssey is not a “how to” guide, but an enduring story told through a refreshing blend of history, photography, and wit.


Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 6:30pm

Storyteller & Musician Odds Bodkin

Odds Bodkin, storytelling, music, Friends of Scarborough Library

Gather the family for this special performance by acclaimed storyteller, Odds Bodkin - presented by the Friends of the Scarborough Library and performed at the Scarborough Middle School Cafe. Odds will perform The Harvest: Stories of Thanksgiving using character voices, sound effects, and music on Celtic harp, African thumb piano, and 12-string guitar. This event is free to attend and fun for all ages! No tickets required.


Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 1:00pm

Monday Movie Matinee: Loving

Loving Movie Poster

The real-life courage and commitment of an interracial couple, Richard and Mildred Loving (portrayed by Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga), who married and then spent the next nine years fighting for the right to live as a family in their hometown. Their civil rights case, Loving v. Virginia, went all the way to the Supreme Court, which in 1967 reaffirmed the very foundation of the right to marry - and their love story has become an inspiration to couples ever since. Rated PG-13; 123 minutes.


Monday, November 6, 2017 - 1:30pm

Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

Survivors of Suicide Loss Day 2017, Scarborough Public Library,

The Library is honored to continue its partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to host this important day for families who have survived the loss of a loved one through suicide. Survivor Day is the one day a year when people affected by suicide loss gather around the world at events in their local communities to find comfort and gain understanding as they share stories of healing and hope. This event is free to attend.


Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 1:00pm

Jim Neuger: Europe on the Edge

Jim Neuger, Camden Conference, Europe on the Edge

Europe will be our focus as our Camden Conference series continues with the presentation, Europe on the Edge, presented by Jim Neuger. The topic will look at the succession of crises that Europe has gone through - the near-collapse of the euro, Russia's use of military force to redraw borders, mass influx of refugees, the daily threat of terrorism, Britain's decision to quit the European Union, the rise of populist political parties - and speculate about the future.


Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 6:30pm


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